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There are 5 ways to get from Hawick to Wemyss Bay by train, bus or car

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Galashiels to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow, North Court to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hawick, Mart Street to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

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Train

  1. Take the train from Galashiels to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay

Bus via Edinburgh

  1. Take the bus from Hawick, Mart Street to South Side, Surgeons' Hall
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place

Drive

  1. Drive from Hawick to Wemyss Bay

Hawick to Wemyss Bay by bus and train

The journey time between Hawick and Wemyss Bay is around 5h 19m and covers a distance of around 132 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 23m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 22m. Operated by Borders Buses, First ScotRail Service and McGills Bus Service, the Hawick to Wemyss Bay service departs from Hawick, Mart Street and arrives in Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place. Typically 78 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 56m
Layover time:
1h 23m
Total time:
5h 19m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 22m
Journey distance:
132 miles
Services per week:
78
Cheapest price:
£25
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:15
Last service departs at:
21:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hawick to Wemyss Bay bus and train schedules

Departing Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Hawick → Wemyss Bay
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wemyss Bay is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Wemyss Bay is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hawick to Wemyss Bay is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Hawick to Wemyss Bay is to drive. Taking this option will cost £17 - £26 and takes 2h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hawick to Wemyss Bay. However, there are services departing from Hawick, Mart Street and arriving at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place via Edinburgh Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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The distance between Hawick and Wemyss Bay is 89 miles. The road distance is 114.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Hawick to Wemyss Bay without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 47m and costs £24 - £65.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Hawick to Wemyss Bay, including transfers.

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Hawick to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from Hawick, Mart Street station.

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The best way to get from Hawick to Wemyss Bay is to train which takes 4h 53m and costs £28 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £30 and takes 5h 35m.

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Hawick to Wemyss Bay bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hawick to Wemyss Bay is 115 miles. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Hawick to Wemyss Bay.

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Map of how to get from Hawick to Wemyss Bay.
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  • Distance: 88.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 47m

What companies run services between Hawick, Scotland and Wemyss Bay, Scotland?

You can take a train from Hawick to Wemyss Bay via Galashiels, Transport Interchange, Galashiels, Edinburgh, Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, Wemyss Bay, and Wemyss Bay Station in around 4h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hawick to Wemyss Bay via Edinburgh, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh Bus Station, Glasgow, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 5h 35m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Galashiels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £21
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, North Court to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £6
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Wemyss Bay, Forbes Place
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £6
Website
McGills Bus Service
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Hawick, Mart Street to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Hawick, Mart Street to South Side, Surgeons' Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Borders Buses
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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